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intro to biology quiz 1 study guide

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intro to biology quiz 1 study guide BIOL-L 105

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Introduction to Biology
T.J. Sullivan

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Introduction to Biology
T.J. Sullivan
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Katelyn Scott on Friday September 11, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to BIOL-L 105 at Indiana University taught by T.J. Sullivan in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 36 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Biology in Biology at Indiana University.


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Date Created: 09/11/15
Information to look out for in Ch 1 for iRAT and tRAT 1 Need to Know Fundamental characteristics shared by all life How biologists do experiments Theory Hypothesis Cell Generation Evolution Heritable trait Scientific name Hypothesis testing Null hypothesis Observational study Experimental study Control group Good to know Basics of cell theory Basics of theory of natural selection How to read a phylogenetic tree Fitness Adaptation Artificial selection Taxonomy Kingdom Genus Species Information to look out for in Ch1 for iRAT and tRATl Need to Know Good to know Fundamentalcharacteristics shared by all life energy food cells info DNA replication evolution How biologists do experiments by changing a variable of an organisms stimulus and comparing results to a control group Theory an explanation for a phenomenon or observation supported by evidence Hypothesis a testable statement used to explain events or observations Cell a highly organized component bounded by a plasma membrane and contains concentrated chemicals in a concentrated solution Generation one group descendant of a parent Evolution a change in the characteristics of a population over time Heritable trait traits that can be passed down to offspring Scientific name latin name for species first part being genus second species Basics of cell theory Basics of theory of natural selection How to read a phylogenetic tree Fitness the likelihood that the organism will produce viable offspring Adaptation where an organism changes to better survive an environment and increases their fitness Artificial selection specific parents are chosen who have specific traits to reproduce and have their offspring inherit the trait Taxonomy the effort to name and classify organisms Kingdom all animals Genus a group of closely related organisms Hypothesis testing experiment if the results match you hypothesis is valid if not change it and experiment again Null hypothesis specifies what should be observed when the hypothesis being tested is wrong Observational study observing an occurrence without any interference Experimental Study observing an occurrence with interference Control group checks for factors that might in uence the experiments outcome other than one being tested Species a specific group of one kind of organisms


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